1. 1st Quarter Report Card Grades for Each Member of the Sacramento Kings

    It's safe to say that as a team, the Sacramento Kings have underwhelmed in the first quarter of the NBA season. Not that much was expected from the Kings to begin with, but even then, they've still found a way to not meet expectations...

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  2. What We Learned from the First Quarter of the L.A. Lakers' Season

    Now that the NBA season is in full swing, we've got enough of a sample size to make some determinations about what we've seen. That applies to the Los Angeles Lakers , who have had an eventful first quarter of the campaign...

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  3. What Must Absolutely Go Right for Dwight Howard to Re-Sign with LA Lakers

    In case you've been living under a rock and haven't noticed, things haven't been going particularly well for the Los Angeles Lakers over the first month of the 2012-13 season...

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  4. Defending Sacramento Kings from the 'Dumbest Team in the NBA' Label

    There aren't too many positive things you can say about the Sacramento Kings over the past few seasons. You can't call them winners, because they certainly haven't been doing much of that lately...

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  5. 5 Reasons the Sacramento Kings Must Endure DeMarcus Cousins' Immaturity

    We've learned two unavoidable facts about DeMarcus Cousins in the three seasons that he's played for the Sacramento Kings : He's an extremely talented player, and he's a very immature individual...

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  6. Who Have Been the L.A. Lakers' Most Disappointing Players So Far This Season?

    After a slow start to the season, the Los Angeles Lakers have started to right the ship. They've been playing better basketball as a team, and it's led to better results in the win-loss column...

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  7. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings: Live Score, Results and Game Highlights

    Despite a 38-point effort by Kobe Bryant , the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 113-97. For the Kings, their 54 percent field-goal percentage and their ability to force the Lakers into 20 turnovers is largely responsible for the win...

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  8. 5 Reasons the Sacramento Kings Can't Seem to Win in Spite of Winning Talent

    This was supposed to be the year for the Sacramento Kings . No, not the year where the Kings won the NBA championship, or even the year when the Kings returned to the playoffs. It was supposed to be the year the Kings returned to respectability...

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  9. The L.A. Lakers' Most Surprising Players of the Early Season

    As a team, the Los Angeles Lakers have had some surprising things transpire in the early part of the season. The team got off to a slow start and fired head coach Mike Brown only five games into the campaign...

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  10. Ranking Kobe Bryant and the Top 7 LA Lakers Shooting Guards of All Time

    A franchise with as many distinguished players as the L.A. Lakers makes it difficult to rank some of the team's all-time greats...

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  11. Sacramento Kings Must Stay Patient Through Early Struggles

    Patience is a virtue lost on most sports teams and their respective fanbases . That's especially true if you're the Sacramento Kings or a Kings fan and your team hasn't made the playoffs in six seasons...

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  12. 5 Troubling Signs from the L.A. Lakers' Early Season Games

    When looking at the big, season-long picture, there's a lot to like about the Los Angeles Lakers. They have an excellent starting five, an improved bench and the playoff experience necessary to contend for an NBA title...

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  13. Studs and Duds from the Sacramento Kings' First Slate of Games

    The Sacramento Kings have gotten off to a slow start to the 2012-13 season. It's not too shocking considering the team's lack of success in recent years, but it is somewhat discouraging ...

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  14. 6 Reasons to Be Confident/Worried As Sacramento Kings Begin NBA Season

    Expectations for the Sacramento Kings are finally starting to become more positive. After missing the playoffs for years, fans are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel...

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  15. Full 2012-13 Sacramento Kings Preview and Predictions

    After missing the postseason for six consecutive years, the Sacramento Kings look to finally be on the right track...

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  16. Handing out the 2012 NBA Preseason Awards

    Who says the preseason doesn't matter? Sure, maybe the games don't actually count in the standings, but the preseason is absolutely important...

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  17. One Reason Fans of Every NBA Team Can Be Optimistic in 2012-13

    The start of a new season means every team is equal; every team is 0-0. As Kevin Garnett famously said , "Anything is possible!" That in itself is reason for optimism for fans of any organization...

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  18. Presence of Dwight Howard Is Already Paying off on Defense for L.A. Lakers

    After only one preseason game, we're already starting to see the positive effect Dwight Howard could have on defense for the Los Angeles Lakers . Howard made his Lakers debut against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday...

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  19. Starting Five Beginning to Emerge for Sacramento Kings

    With the regular season approaching fast, the Sacramento Kings need to start settling the uncertainty surrounding their starting five...

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  20. How Sacramento Kings Can Maximize Thomas Robinson's Rookie Season

    When you're drafted within the first five picks of the NBA draft it signifies that you're a talented player—potentially even a franchise-changing player...

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  21. Projecting Each Sacramento Kings Player's Minutes Per Game in 2012-13

    For the first time in a long time, it looks like the Sacramento Kings have actual depth on their roster. They've got a couple players in DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans who could be integral pieces on most teams...

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  22. Chances of Each Player on the Roster Bubble of Making the L.A. Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers are a team with a lot of quality players. In fact, that's an understatement. This squad is chock full of future Hall of Famers and current All-Stars. L.A.'s bench is also much improved from a season ago...

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  23. The 5 Most Pivotal Players for the Sacramento Kings in 2012-13

    The 2012-13 season is a pivotal one for the Sacramento Kings . The team has a young head coach in Keith Smart, who is entering his first full season at the helm, and franchise cornerstone ...

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  24. Why Tyreke Evans Could Become an Elite Player in 2012-13

    The sky's the limit for Sacramento Kings guard/forward Tyreke Evans. Evans has all of the God-given ability to be an elite NBA player, and he used that skill set to take the NBA by storm in winning the 2009-10 Rookie of the Year...

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  25. Sacramento Kings: 5 Teams They Must Sweep in 2012-13

    When you’re as bad as the Kings have been over the last six seasons, it’s hard to imagine sweeping any teams. But, for the first time in a long time, it looks like Sacramento is on the right track...

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